Love them or loathe them, the flat screen TV is part of the domestic landscape. Here are five clever suggestions for integrating one into your life.
Above: In a Brooklyn loft, the TV becomes part of an art wall. Photograph by Ragnar Ómarsso via Skona Hem.
Above: A black-framed television is barely noticeable when hung on a chalkboard painted wall in this Calgary kitchen designed by Nam Dang-Mitchell. Photograph by Stacey Van Berkel-Haines via Style at Home.
Above: A flat screen TV is cleverly concealed in the gas fireplace chimney clad in reclaimed white pine in this Hudson Valley home featured in Country Living. Photograph by Mikkel Vang.
Above: An artist's easel in the San Francisco home of graphic designer and artist Jennifer Morla and her architect husband Nilus de Matran. Morla's art studio doubles as a den for her teen girls with a TV propped on her easel (a flower pot accommodates the rest of the electronics). To create your own TV easel, go to DIY: TV Display Easel on Wheels. See a tour of their house in our post, At Home with an SF Design Duo. Photograph by Mimi Giboin for Remodelista.
Above: Sliding wood panels conceal a flat screen in the meeting room at Kenzo Estates designed by Backen Gillam Kroeger Architects.
For more clever solutions to domestic dilemmas, check out our 5 Quick Fixes.